Getting to Dublin
Dublin is not only a charming capital worth visiting, but one of its perks is that it is extremely well connected to the United Kingdom, the rest of Europe, the United States and Canada.
The city of Dublin has one international airport that serves it called Dublin Airport (DUB). In 2016, nearly 30 million passengers landed or departed from it.
Traveling from the United States
Aer Lingus is Ireland’s national flag carrier airline and offers travelers direct flights to Dublin from the following U.S. cities: Washington, New York, Newark, Hartford, Boston, Chicago, Miami, Orlando, Los Angeles and San Francisco.
In July 2018, the low-cost Norwegian Airlines will offer 19 weekly flights between the U.S. east coast and Dublin.
American carriers also offer non-stop flights to Dublin. For example, Delta connects Dublin and New York JFK up to five times a week.
Traveling from Canada
There are also interesting deals between Toronto and Dublin.
- Air Canada - direct flights Toronto - Dublin
- Aer Lingus - non stop flights Toronto - Dublin
Traveling from the U.K.
There are nearly 900 non-stop flights a week to Dublin from the United Kingdom:
Ryanair – London Standsted, London Gatwick, Manchester, Birmingham, Liverpool, Edinburgh, Leeds, Bristol, East Midlands, Newcastle upon Tyne, Glasgow.
Flybe – Cardiff, Exeter, Doncaster, London Southend, Southhampton
Aer Lingus – Aberdeen, Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Isle of Man, Leeds Bradford, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, Manchester, Newcastle, Newquay, Southhampton
Traveling from Europe
The rest of Europe is also very well linked to Dublin. The main airlines that fly to Dublin are the following:
- Norwegian Airlines
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Click on the following link to find out the best ways to get from Dublin Airport to the city center:
If you are visiting other parts of Ireland and don’t wish to drive all the way to Dublin, the easiest way to is take a train to the capital.
Check out the timetables, prices and book tickets online on the official Irish Rail website:
If you prefer to tour Ireland by bus, there are several coach companies that connect Dublin and other Irish cities. The most popular are Bus Éireann, Irish Citylink, JJ Kavanagh and Sons and GoBus.
In Ireland, citizens drive on the left-hand side, so English drivers won't have any problems. If you're from the States or any other right hand-side driving country, it might seem tricky at first, but it’s just a question of getting used to it. If you want to explore Ireland, the easiest way is to hire a car and take a self-driving tour. You can plan your trip with Google Maps.